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Soil Reuse: State Information Resource

NEWMOA's Waste Site Cleanup and Solid Waste Programs are working together to share information on the management of excess soil for reuse. Construction, utility, brownfields, and waste site cleanup projects can generate quantities of excess soil that cannot be reused at the project site and can contain contaminants at levels that are detectable, but much below those that would qualify them as hazardous waste.

The information below was provided by each state, and may not be complete. Contact the applicable state(s) to determine if there have been recent updates or if there is additional information. See Soils Reuse Workgroup to find state contacts and their e-mail addresses.

For more information, contact Jennifer Griffith, .

Available Information by State and by Topic

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State
Connecticut

General WSC Regulations
Remediation Standard [PDF]
Fact Sheet

Other Soil Info
Draft Beneficial Use Regulations [PDF]
May 2013 DEEP Presentation on Soil BUD Regulation Ideas

Sources of soil:

Street Sweepings/Catch Basins
Guideline for Municipal Management Practices for Street sweepings & Catch Basin Cleaning [PDF]

Utility Corridor
Yankee Gas Service Company Beneficial Use Determination Authorization [PDF]

Maine

Background Soil Studies
2012 PAH and Metals Background Study

Soil Reuse Rules/Policy
Guidance on Disposal & Use of Assorted Solid Wastes Generated in Maine (Storm Sewer Grit begins on page 4)

Massachusetts

General WSC Regulations
Massachusetts Contingency Plan - 2014

WSC Contaminant Cleanup Values
MCP Numerical Standards

Soil Reuse Rules/Policy
Reuse and Disposal of Contaminated Soil at Massachusetts Landfills [PDF]

Similar Soils Provision Guidance (aka Non-degradation) [PDF]

MassDEP Soil Transport, Re-Use, and Disposal Website

Other Soil Info
Presentation to Waste Site Cleanup Advisory Committee

Presentation to LSP Association

Presentation to the Massachusetts Health Officers Association

Background Soil Studies
2002 PAH Background Study

Uses of soil:

Shaping & Grading at Landfills
Guidelines for Closure of Inactive Landfills [PDF]
A large amount of contaminated soils has been used for grading and shaping under this policy.

Fill for Development
Cemetery Fill Project-ACO [PDF]

Cemetery Fill Management Plan [PDF]

Sources of soil:

Street Sweepings/Catch Basins
Reuse and Disposal of Street Sweepings[PDF]

Dredged Sediments
Dredged Sediment Reused at Landfills [PDF]

New Hampshire

BUD Regulations
Certified Waste-Derived Product Determination Regulations [PDF]
Chapter Env-Sw 1500 Certification of Waste Derived Products

General WSC Regulations
Contaminated Site Management Rules [PDF]

WSC Contaminant Cleanup Values
Risk Characterization & Management Policy
Appendices A-E with Soil Values [PDF]

Contaminated Soil Rules/Policy
Env-Sw 903 Contaminated Soils and Media [PDF]
PART Env-Sw 903 CONTAMINATED SOILS - starts on page 8

Background Soil Studies
1998 Background Metals Concentration Study

Uses for soil:

Alternative Daily Cover
Certified Waste-Derived Product (ADC) [PDF]

Shaping & Grading at Landfills
Certified Waste-Derived Product (Fill in Nashua Landfill Wedge) [PDF]

Asphalt Cold Patch
Certified Waste-Derived Product (Cold Patch) [PDF]

Sources of soil:

Street Sweepings/Catch Basins
NH DOT Waiver Approval

New York

BUD Regulations
§360.12 Beneficial Use

Other Soil Contaminant Numbers
§375-6.8 Soil cleanup objective tables
Unrestricted Use
Protection of Public Health-Residential Site Use
Protection of Public Health-Commercial Site Use Protection of Groundwater

Other Soil Info
§375-6.7 Other Considerations and Media
Section (d) addresses what soils can be imported to Superfund, Brownfield, or Spill program sites for backfill and cover.

November 2017 DEC Presentation on Part 360 Revisions[PDF]

Background Soil Studies
2005 Rural Surface Soils Study

Soil Reuse Rules/Policy
NYS Solid Waste Management Regulations (see Section 360.12 Beneficial Use & Section 360.13 Fill Material)

Rhode Island

General WSC Regulations:
RIDEM Remediation Regulations

WSC Contaminant Cleanup Values
RIDEM Remediation Regulations
(see tables 1-5)

BUD Regulations
RIDEM BUD Guidelines

Sources of soil:

Street Sweepings/Catch Basins
Solid Waste Regulation No. 1 - General Requirements [PDF]
(policy on page 52)

Vermont

Background Soil Studies
Background study for PAHs, Lead, and Arsenic

General WSC Regulations
Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Properties Rule[PDF]
Development Soils begins on page 37

WSC Contaminant Cleanup Values
Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Properties Rule[PDF]
Appendix A begins on page 49

Topic
WSC Contaminant Cleanup Values

Massachusetts
MCP Numerical Standards

New Hampshire
Risk Characterization and Management Policy
Appendices A-E with Soil Values[PDF]

New Jersey
Remediation Standards[PDF]

Introduction to Soil Remediation Standards Guidance

Rhode Island
RIDEM Remediation Regulations
(see tables 1-5)

Vermont
Investigation and Remediation of Contaminated Properties Rule [PDF]
Appendix A begins on page 49

Other Soil Contaminant Numbers

New York
§375-6.8 Soil Cleanup Objective Tables
Unrestricted Use
Protection of Public Health-Residential Site Use
Protection of Public Health - Commercial Site
Protection of Groundwater

 

 

 

Last Modified 07/13/2018

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